PCCW Global and Solbox collaborate in delivery of wholesale and retail media solutions
HKT (SEHK:6823) – HONG KONG, October 14, 2015
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s leading premier telecommunications service provider, and Solbox, a content delivery solutions specialist, have signed an agreement in which Solbox will collaborate with PCCW Global’s growing media business with innovative solutions for optimal video delivery in selected markets.
Based on this agreement, Solbox will contribute technology elements and solutions to PCCW Global’s expanding media business. The Solbox solutions will form part of PCCW Global’s innovative service to facilitate the efficient delivery of video services in selected markets.
Mr. Taeha Park, Chief Executive Officer of Solbox, said, “We are honored with PCCW Global’s decision to recognize the value of the Solbox solutions and to select Solbox as a partner for its expanding media business. We likewise see the value of working with PCCW Global’s large international network.”
Mr. Phil Braden, Senior Vice President, Technology & Applications of PCCW Global, said, “We believe the unique and innovative Solbox solutions can play an important role in our approach to wholesale and retail distribution of media services.”
About PCCW Global
PCCW Global is the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider, which is majority-owned by PCCW Limited. Covering more than 3,000 cities and 140 countries, the PCCW Global network supports a portfolio of integrated global communications solutions which include Ethernet solutions, IP solutions, fiber and satellite transmission solutions, managed services and solutions, international voice and VoIPX services.
PCCW Global maintains regional centers in Hong Kong, China, Japan, Korea, Singapore, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Greece, France, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. To learn more about PCCW Global, please visit www.pccwglobal.com.
HKT (SEHK: 6823) is Hong Kong's premier telecommunications service provider and leading operator in fixed-line, broadband and mobile communication services. It meets the needs of the Hong Kong public and local and international businesses with a wide range of services including local telephony, local data and broadband, international telecommunications, mobile, and other telecommunications businesses such as customer premises equipment sales, outsourcing, consulting, and contact centers.
HKT offers Hong Kong’s only quadruple-play experience delivering media content on its fixed-line, broadband Internet access and mobile platforms jointly with its parent company, PCCW Limited.
HKT also provides a range of innovative and smart living services beyond connectivity to make the daily lives of customers more convenient, whether they are at home, in the workplace, or on the go.
Solbox, a leading CDN and video delivery solution provider in Korea, offers managed CDN appropriate for telecommunications operators with large-scale infrastructure to operate high-capacity content delivery services, and video delivery solutions for video services and OTT providers. Solbox’s CDN and video delivery solutions take advantage of a cloud-based platform that delivers high performance and scalability. Over the years, Solbox has used its technological expertise to support the business of successful telecommunications operators and internet service providers. These efforts earned Solbox the Prime Minister Award at The 5th Korea Internet Awards ceremony in 2010, and the 2011 Red Herring Global Top 100, confirming its performance and industry leadership both domestically and internationally.
More information can be found at http://www.solbox.com/eng.
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